Accused of enacting 'apartheid' itself, in the past Israel aided the South African regime
Eloquent tribute to the man who would be king
Some of the speeches were moving, others too long. Some were designed to stick the boot in to the Tories. Donald Macintyre watched Parliament pay its respects to Mandela
If he had been just a kindly chap, nobody outside his family would have noticed
The South Africa of today is, at best, underperforming its economic potential
Among the people of South Africa, emotions are running high – and no one knows where it is all going to lead
He was both an inspiration and a reproach to his fellow African heads of state. But will the great man’s example continue to resonate, now that he is gone?
Mandela was about politics and race - and even force
South Africa’s first post-apartheid leader went out of way to instill respect for democratic institutions
He was the world leader all others looked up to
Mr Mandela, 95, is receiving home-based medical care after being discharged from hospital in September
The South African government says former leader Nelson Mandela remains in critical but stable condition in hospital, though “medical interventions” are required because his health sometimes becomes unstable.
Cape Town's former archbishop compares struggle for gay rights to his fight against apartheid
Former President Thabo Mbeki says Mandela’s doctors will soon send him to recuperate at home
World View: South Africa has certainly changed since the ANC came to power, but the party's failure to tackle economic inequality is glaringly evident